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“Very Good”

Mauch Chunk Museum & Cultural Center
Ranked #12 of 25 things to do in Jim Thorpe
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

The tour started with a short movie and a pleasant greeting from the host. The museum contained a lot of information about Jim Thorpe, its people and the coal industry which made it go.

After the movie ,we toured the museum. The host was very polite and offered his services throughout.

The fee is nominal and you can spend an hour or so by reading all the displays.

Thank BB1053
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Reviewed July 28, 2012

We are always glad to help support those trying to keel the local history alive, but this museum was pretty lacking, It was mostly pictures on walls and a short movie that took up most of the visit. I would do it just to support the locals, but don't expect too much.

Thank PhillySon
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Reviewed July 22, 2012

While not a large musuem, there is a lot here to give you a good feel for what life was like when Mauch Chunk came to be. The 15 minute film helps explai things and lots of articles to look at and read when it is over.

Thank kongo2
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Reviewed July 10, 2012

Wonderful visit to the Museum. Small museum but lots to see. History of Mauch Chunk, Jim Thorpe, Coal Mining, Incline Plain, RR and Lenape Indians. Loved it!!

Thank oceancitylover
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Reviewed June 15, 2012

The video they show is so informative and we love history so we enjoyed seeing all the artifacts and learning about the coal industry's development.

Thank mrstemplin
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